The Kenyan government may soon lift the ban on flying drones


The Kenya Civil Aviation Authority (KCAA) has revealed plans to lift its drone ban in the coming weeks/months.

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This move is coming after the country’s aviation authority banned the flying of drones. The agency had warned that anyone caught flying a drone would either be jailed for up to a year or receive a fine of up to KSh100,000 ($975).

In March, the country’s parliament had legalised the use of drones. However, early in  November, it annulled the regulation initially put in place due to the lack of public participation in drafting the regulations and privacy concerns.

Right now, a report has it that the Director-General of KCAA, Gilbert Kibe, said they are close to completing the draft of the regulations which will be presented to parliament for approval in order to end…



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